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This 12 month access code care gives you access to all of MyReligionLab’s tools and resources, including a complete eText of your book.  You can also buy immediate access to MyReligionLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card at www.myreligionlab.com

 

A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from the original source materials.

 

Refined by over forty years of dialogue and correspondence with religious experts and practitioners around the world, Noss's A History of the World's Religions is widely regarded as the hallmark of scholarship, fairness, and accuracy in its field. It is also the most thorough yet manageable history of world religion available in a single volume, treating many subjects largely neglected in other texts. The book's depth, breadth, and organization free instructors from having to cover everything in lectures, enabling them to select specific assignments and use class time for questions, discussion, and their own favorite materials.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Some Primal and Bygone Religions

1          Religion in Prehistoric and Primal Cultures

2          Bygone Religions That Have Left Their Mark on the West

 

PART 2 The Religions of South Asia

3          Early Hinduism: The Passage from Ritual Sacrifice to Mystical Union

4          Later Hinduism: Religion as the Determinant of Social Behavior

5          Jainism: A Study in Asceticism

6          Buddhism in Its First Phase: Moderation in World Renunciation

7          The Religious Development of Buddhism: Diversity in Paths to Nirvana

8          Sikhism: A Study in Syncretism

 

PART 3 The Religions of East Asia

9          Native Chinese Religion and Daoism

10        Confucius and Confucianism: A Study in Optimistic Humanism

11        Shinto: The Native Contribution to Japanese Religion

 

PART 4 The Religions of the Middle East

12        Zoroastrianism: A Religion Based on Ethical Dualism

13        Judaism in Its Early Phases: From Hebrew Origins to the Exile

14        The Religious Development of Judaism

15        Christianity in Its Opening Phase: The Words and Work of Jesus in Apostolic Perspective

Glossary

16        The Religious Development of Christianity

17        Islam: The Religion of Submission to God: Beginnings

18        The Sh `ah Alternative and Regional Developments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205180738
Author:
Noss, David
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Grangaard, Blake
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110715
Binding:
OTHER
Language:
English
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
9.039 x 5.955 x 0.02 in 18 gr

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